Discover Meredith

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Discover Meredith
Saturday, November 1, 2014
8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Please join us for a special day set aside for alumnae to share Meredith with prospective students. The day will include remarks from President Jo Allen, ’80, campus traditions tours, a student and alumnae panel discussion and a luncheon on campus.

To learn more about the day and to reserve your spot online, please visit  www.meredith.edu/admissions/discover-meredith. Or, call (919) 760-8581 to register by phone.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Photo of the Week

ring dinner class of 2000

Members from the class of 2000 show off their rings at their class ring dinner in the fall of 1998! This Friday, students from the class of 2016 will receive their rings. They will share a special ring dinner ceremony that officially welcomes them into the Meredith sisterhood.

Photo of the Week

1966 Corn ShukinPictured above are the corn shukin’ competitors from  Cornhuskin’ 1966. Even though Cornhuskin’ is a month away, students are already practicing and preparing for this years competition. We invite you back to campus on Friday, November 7th for Cornhuskin’ 2014. Suey!

Alumnae Calendar of Events

There are many opportunities for you to join fellow alumnae for events throughout the fall, and we hope you will consider attending some of these upcoming Alumnae Association events.  For questions or to register to attend any of these upcoming events, please contact the Office of Alumnae Relations at 919.760.8548 or alumnae@meredith.edu.  We look forward to seeing you soon!

Sunday, October 5, 2014 – Music Alumnae Reception and Performance
7:00 pm
Covenant Presbyterian Church

Monday, October 6, 2014 – Forsyth County Chapter Event
6:00 – 8:00 pm
Taste of Fall Cooking Demo featuring Julia Chandler
Southern Home and Kitchen

Thursday, October 9, 2014 – North East Wake County Chapter Event
6:00 pm
Wine & Design

Saturday, October 11, 2014 – Nashville, TN Chapter Event
10:30 am
Coffee and Conversation featuring a College Update from Billie Jo Cockman, ’79 and Susan Metts, ’71
Hosted at the home of Sandra Graham Cagle, ‘79

Saturday, October 11, 2014 – Foothills, SC Chapter Event
11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Brunch
High Cotton

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - Eastern NC (Wilson, Edgecombe, Nash Counties) Chapter Event
6:00-7:30
Social and Tour of Whirligig Park in Wilson

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 – October Lunch and Learn
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Strong Points led by Candice Webb, director of StrongPoints, and Jennifer Coples ‘16
18 Seaboard

Saturday, October 18, 2014 – Shelton Vineyards Wine Tasting and Tour
12 pm

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 – Teaching Fellows Alumnae Pre-Lecture Reception
5:00 pm – Location TBD
Graduate Programs in Education and Kappa Delta Pi hosts R. Lynn Canady: It’s a good score: Just a bad grade!
6:00 pm – Kresge Auditorium, limited seating

Thursday, October 23, 2014 – Charleston Area Chapter Event
7:00 pm
Hosted by Kelli Snyder, ‘92

Saturday, October 25, 2014 – Orange and Durham Counties Chapter Event
11:30 am
Luncheon
The Fearrington

Saturday, October 25, 2014 – Western Wake County Chapter Event
3:00 pm
Wine & Cupcakes
Cloer Family Vineyards

Sunday, October 26, 2014 – Henderson/Oxford Chapter Event
12:30 pm
College Update and Social featuring remarks from Billie Jo Cockman, ‘79
Henderson Country Club

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 – Networking Angels
6:00 – 7:30 pm
Evening of Networking featuring remarks from Dr. Jo Allen. ‘80
The Massey House

Saturday, November 1, 2014 – Discover Meredith
9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Alumnae are invited to bring a prospective student for a special day on campus. To view the schedule for the day or to register to attend, please visit: http://www.meredith.edu/admissions/discover-meredith.

Friday, November 7, 2014 – Cornhuskin’
Front Drive Parade – 3:30 pm
Cornhuskin’ Reception – 4:30 pm
Class Competition – 6:00 pm
Alumnae wristbands are available for seating on Alumnae Hill and within McIver Amphitheater.

Sunday, November 9, 2014 – Allentown, PA Area Wine & Cheese Reception
5:00 – 7:00 pm
The Miller Building of Cedar Crest College

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 – Networking Angels Business After Hours
6:00 – 7:30 pm
Location TBD.

Friday, November 14 – Sunday, November 16, 2014 – NYC Alumnae Trip
This trip is currently sold out.

Friday, November 14, 2014 – NYC Chapter Reception
6:00 – 7:30 pm
The Muse Hotel

Monday, November 17, 2014 – Wake County Holiday Demonstration
5:00 – 8:00 pm
JaGG Classic Wholesale

Thursday, November 20, 2014 – DPAC Show: Rogers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella
Pre-show dinner at Tobacco Road – Time TBD

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 – Wake County Open House Holiday Open House hosted by Dr. Jo Allen ‘80
6:00 – 7:30 pm
The Massey House

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 – Alumnae Worship Service at The Gathering
10 am
Jones Chapel

Monday, December 8, 2014 – Guilford County Angel Exchange
Location and time TBD.

Monday, December 8, 2014 – Holiday Reception for Graduate School Alumni
6:00 – 8:00 pm
Meredith College

Monday, December 8, 2014 – Networking Angels Holiday Social
6:00 – 7:30 pm
Alumnae House Parlor

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 – New Bern Area Angel Exchange
6:00 – 7:30 pm
New Bern Golf and Country Club

Photo of the Week

1976 volleyball team

Meredith’s volleyball program launched in 1975. See the very first volleyball team pictured above. First row: Deborah Roebuck; Susan Daniel, Captain; Missy Dunn. 2nd row: Layne Baker; Alice Simmons; Mary Jane Ludt. 3rd row: Karen Patseavouras; Kay Pollock; Sandy Godwin; Mary Margaret Steele. On Thursday the team will take on William Peace University. Go Avenging Angels!

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